Matt Forte Hamstring Scare

Jun 5, 2009

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The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that the hamstring scare that for Chicago Bears star Running Back Matt Forte out of Wednesdays practice was just that–a scare.  He sat out yesterday, and could continue to sit out for the next week or two as Chicago proceeds with caution.  Forte underwent an MRI as a precaution.  He should be ready for training camp, and his status as a top five fantasy pick is not in danger.

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4 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. David Funk
    June 5th, 2009 at 11:21 am #

    Thank goodness for that. He’s become so important to the Bears offense even after one year. The Bears are wise to handle this the way they are now.

  2. LestersLegends
    June 5th, 2009 at 11:59 am #

    Totally agree. With the heavy load he had last year, a little extra R & R are probably a good thing.

  3. McSpazz
    June 5th, 2009 at 12:34 pm #

    Being a Bears fan any scare involving Matt Forte is a huge deal. I’m more than happy to see the precaution the team is taking. I wouldn’t object to holding him out to the begining of camp. I agree with amount of work he “had” to put in last season the extra rest can only do him well. Hopefully it won’t be one of those lingering hamstring issues that happen a lot to over-worked athletes. Remember years back when it seemed the whole Bears team had hamstring issues, that was almost as bad a pandemic as the swine flu.

  4. LestersLegends
    June 5th, 2009 at 12:51 pm #

    yeah, though I’m not a Bears fan, I don’t want to see Forte bothered by his hammy all year.

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